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How do you remove rust from clothing, laundry?

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Asked by ColesMimi at 6:08 PM on Jul. 7, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • My grandma used to take a lemon and squeeze the juice over the stain and then leave it in the sun. The sun and juice seemed to get rid of the stain. Then she would put the clothes in the washer like normal.

    Answer by newmommy09 at 6:26 PM on Jul. 7, 2008

  • The best way to get rust stains out of your clothing is to use a lemon, or table salt and cream of tarter. To use salt and cream of tarter, simply make a mixture using equal parts of both.

    Lay your garment on a flat surface on top of a towel.
    Spread your cream of tarter and salt mixture onto the rust stain.
    Place your garment in the sun and allow it to dry.
    if the rust stain has lifted, launder the shirt.

    Answer by vbruno at 6:31 PM on Jul. 7, 2008

  • Iron Out works wonders on rust and pit stains...gross I know, but it does! Good luck!

    Answer by kabbot01 at 10:50 PM on Jul. 7, 2008

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